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Cricket, grog and junk food: A recipe for obesity

As Australia's obesity rate balloons, Australian cricket continues to be sponsored by alcohol and ...  
Athletes, dope and the lords of the court

The playing field is not level in the area of human rights for athletes and national sports ...  
Three Coalition MPs caught out claiming endorsements they simply never received

What is it with rightwing politicians claiming endorsements they simply don’t have? Managing ...  
More than just a game: How computer cheating is killing chess

These days, computer chess programs are much better than even the very best of the human players ...  
Nathan Broad's slap on the wrist for online abuse more like a pat on the back

The lightness of footballer Nathan Broad's penalty for the online trafficking of intimate photos ...  
Grand final victories: Melbourne Storm, Penrith Panthers and Richmond Tigers

North Queensland Cowboys' finals defeat and grand final results in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbour ...  
Politics and sport don't mix — unless donations or sponsorships are involved

Sport is a reflection of society and attempting to suppress a song about love is a very political ...  
Cowboys win: Keeping North Queensland on the map

The big weekend victory for the Cowboys NRL team provides another reminder that North Queensland ...  
Héritier Lumumba and the AFL’s problem with race

After the resignation of two prominent footballers, it seems the AFL has learnt little about its ...  
Media wowsers force AFL resignations and help set Australia back 40 years

Two AFL executives being forced to resign after a media campaign scandalising workplace affairs is ...  
The Ali Fahour incident and sport's unseen violence

The tolerance of violence in sport is a symptom of a far greater malaise involving a largely ...  
Margaret Court and the mostly worthless opinions of sportspeople

Sports people are the show ponies of life, modern gladiators whose opinions should only be rele ...  
How many horses must die before cruel and barbaric jumps racing is banned?

Racegoers and politicians bemoan jumps racing cruelty but why, then, is there no national ban? ...  
AFLWL W Awards

Rocky Dabscheck discovered a taped conversation between two leading football boffins attending the ...  
Australian test cricket ends summer on a high, though Channel 9 leaves sour taste

The test cricket was wonderful, but the advertising was (as usual) appalling, writes Lachlan ...  
Australia finally pulls something from the wreck

After a disappointing start to the summer, Lachlan Barker reports on Australia's form reversal ...  
The 2016 Melbourne Cup — half empty: Where was Michelle Payne?

For Tess Lawrence, the 2016 Melbourne Cup is half empty after the disappointing treatment of ...  
In defence of the Melbourne Cup

John Passant discusses the welcome release from workaday drudgery that the Melbourne Cup event ...